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Thorson Daniel

In mid-March, Daniel Thorson ’09 embarked on a 75-day silent meditation at a remote cabin in Lowell, Vt. During his silence, the world was changing rapidly. Thorson emerged from isolation…

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As part of an independent study, studio art major Grace Hammett ’20 and architectural studies major Caroline Turino ’20 published an online booklet and website titled “Today I am…” that…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spread this spring and HWS turned to virtual teaching and learning, “every student had different experiences, different levels of engagement based on their combination of classes,…

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Author Eric Lax ’66, L.H.D. ’93 was interviewed in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists about what parallels and differences exist between the development of penicillin during World War II and the…

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In the Bozzuto Center for Entrepreneurship, Visiting Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Craig Talmage works with students on a marketing proposal as part of their senior capstone project.

Like most educators, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies Craig Talmage had to make some adjustments to his “Social Innovation for the Entrepreneur” course this spring when the coronavirus shut down…

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As institutions have been forced to adapt to remote teaching and learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83, president and CEO of Chegg and former HWS Trustee,…

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This month, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority closed overnight service for the New York City subway system for the first time in more than 100 years. In an opinion piece this…

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With help from her family, Madelin Adams ’20 has sewn 457 facemasks from their Cambria, N.Y.-home, located in Niagara County. Adams says her family mobilized after connecting to a larger network of…

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Masks, face shields and other personal protective equipment are in high demand amid the pandemic, and HWS faculty members are answering the call — with sewing machines, community collaboration and…

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In a Time magazine article, Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear discusses some of the underlying motivations people have to wear face masks as states begin to reopen from COVID-19…

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